Molecular Characterization of ESBL-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Northern Portugal

@inproceedings{Fernandes2014MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular Characterization of ESBL-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Northern Portugal},
  author={R{\'u}ben Fernandes and Paula P Amador and Carla Oliveira and Cristina Prud{\^e}ncio},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2014}
}
Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) prevalence was studied in the north of Portugal, among 193 clinical isolates belonging to citizens in a district in the boundaries between this country and Spain from a total of 7529 clinical strains. In the present study we recovered some members of Enterobacteriaceae family, producing ESBL enzymes, including Escherichia coli (67.9%), Klebsiella pneumoniae (30.6%), Klebsiella oxytoca (0.5%), Enterobacter aerogenes (0.5%), and Citrobacter freundii (0.5… CONTINUE READING